Bio: Chioma Obiegbu is a multidisciplinary (360) visual artist, born and raised in Enugu, Nigeria but currently resides in NYC. Her work centers on abstraction (oftentimes inspired by child-like imagination) and visual storytelling, which vividly expresses black art and culture.
Line of Work
Main: Creative/Art direction, editorial fashion design, visual consultation.
Development: Set design, sculpting, photo retouching.
Clients & Positions:
Erykah Badu (editorial fashion designer), Orange Culture (casting director & model manager), CRWN Mag (creative director & set designer), Unsigned Models (web & logo designer), Nappy Head Club (visual consultant, film editor & casting director), Alex Mali (editorial designer), Agnes Baddoo (creative director).
Interviews: CRWN Mag, i-D, Vice, Unlabelled Mag.
Online Publications: BBC News, InStyle, Vogue Italia (PhotoVogue), Hype Beast, Getty Images, SVGE Mag.
Prints: ColorBloc Mag (cover of August '19 Issue).
Features (Social Media): Afropunk, Nataal, Afroelle Mag, OkayAfrica, The Native Mag, Cosmopolitan, The Creator Class, Adolescent Content, Osengwa, Pattern Beauty, Agbara Mag, Girlgaze, and more!
The Flag Project: Photo flag flown in Rockefeller Center NYC (Feb 8-Apr 30, 2021).
Black in Time by Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT): Exhibition of images & pieces from editorial collection (Jan 31-Mar 6, 2020)